39-year-old man killed in New Smyrna Beach hit-and-run crash was found in ditch, police say

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A 39-year-old man was found in a ditch after he was killed in a hit-and-run crash in New Smyrna Beach on Thursday morning, police said. 

Police responded to the 3400 block of State Road 44 for reports of an adult man unresponsive in a ditch, according to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

The man was hit on a motorized bicycle and the driver fled the scene of the accident, police said. The crash happened some time between 8:15 p.m. Wednesday and 6:50 a.m. Thursday. 

Police shared information about a potential suspect vehicle on Friday afternoon – a 2004 to 2008 Ford F-150 or Ford Expedition. The color is unknown, but the vehicle would have sustained front-end damage in the crash, police said. 

This investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact New Smyrna Beach Police Officer Riera at 386-424-7791 or sriera@cityofnsb.com, or CrimeStoppers at 888-277-TIPS.